Laboraotry Engineer,

Sweden, Västernorrland, Sundsvall

Business unit: Pulp & Perform. Chemicals

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel är ett världsledande färgföretag och en ledande producent av specialkemikalier, bygglim och limsystem. Vi har ledande marknadspositioner och starka varumärken i länder över hela världen. Vi arbetar inom flera viktiga marknadssegment – från bygg- och infrastruktur till transport, industri- samt konsumtionsvaror. Vi är också ledande inom hållbar utveckling och rankas som nummer ett på Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Rent praktiskt innebär det att våra hållbara lösningar dagligen präglar ditt, din familjs och dina vänners liv. Våra produkter gör det möjligt för er att göra det ni behöver.


The department, Chemical Analysis is an vital part of Performance Chemical RD&I  (Research, development & innovation) in Stockvik. Our focus area is support and development in the area of chemical analysis, process analytical development and environmental control and support. Our main customers are the plants in Stockvik, Site organization and Expancel RD&I.
The department consists of 23 employees, laboratory and environmental engineers and chemists. We work closely together R&D and the production plant both in project and assignment. We also have own driven projects and assignments with focus on analytical chemistry.
Our main technical areas in analytical chemistry are chromatography, thermo analysis and spectroscopy.
We are now looking for 2 new laboratory engineers.
Main task and responsibilities:
- Independently execute laboratory evaluations
- Contribute to the support in product control and assignments
- Maintain and improve a safe and efficient way of working
- Contribute to the continuous build up of knowledge around our products and applications
- Contribute to continuous improvements within the own field of work
- Contribute with own competence to other organizations within RD&I in Stockvik

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Job characteristics

Closing date

November 06, 2016

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Business unit

Pulp & Perform. Chemicals

Job family

Research, Development & Innovation

Hierarchy level


Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

- Pre-university education/ Vocational/ Bachelor/ or corresponding with 3-5 years of relevant experience
- Highly skilled in laboratory work
- Strong social skills and seek opportunities for personal development.
- Result oriented and good ability to cooperate
- Good ability to communicate in Swedish and English, both oral and in script.
What can AkzoNobel offer you?
If you share our values and ambitions, we can give you a career where your knowledge and ambitions will be recognized and rewarded. You will be working in an international environment with many possibilities to develop, both personally and professionally. You will be offered interesting and challenging work enviroment . You will be working with likeminded people that share your attitude and enthusiasm.
By working for AkzoNobel you will also help us to achieve our ambition – to be the first choice by our customers, shareholders and employees, all over the world.
Additional information
Please apply via our online recruitment system. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded.
This is a permanent position based in Stockvik, Sundsvall and you will report directly to QC & Analytical manager. Your work will be scheduled with combined day, night and weekend work.
For further information about the role please contact Maria Eriksson QC & Analytical manager, phone 060-134260
For information about the recruitment process please contact Maria Näsén Talent Resourcing Partner phone: 070-5562524
For union related questions, please contact:
Unionen, Jenny Ersson +46 60 13 43 70
We perform drug tests on all employees as a part of our effort to maintain a drug-free environment.
Welcome with your application!

More about the business:
AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people's lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.  
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